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  • Gov. Rauner's immigration message leaves advocates perplexed

    Gov. Rauner's immigration message leaves advocates perplexed
    More than two months after taking the reins of one of the nation's most immigrant-friendly states, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has offered mixed signals about his stance on immigration. He's publicly backed "comprehensive reform" and tells stories of...
  • Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground

    Gov. Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground
    Putting election-year hostilities behind them, gay rights advocates said they emerged from a meeting with Gov. Bruce Rauner with a pledge the Republican will strictly enforce anti-discrimination laws and hope that he'll also support their top...
  • Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia hopes to rekindle Harold Washington torch at City Hall

     Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia hopes to rekindle Harold Washington torch at City Hall
    In a sign of demographic and political shifts that have swept Chicago, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia brought his mayoral campaign the other day to a steel plant in Bridgeport, the ancestral home of the Daley clan and once ground zero for the clout of white ethnics....
  • Courts delay pot license and compel state to turn over applications

    Courts delay pot license and compel state to turn over applications
    A medical marijuana license will remain in limbo, while lawyers will get their first look at some of Illinois' secret applications to grow the drug, after two court rulings Thursday. The Illinois Appellate Court and Cook County Circuit Court both...
  • Suffrage at 17 could expand to township primaries

    Illinois' 17 year olds want freedom more than any other group of people under the age of retirement — and they are back in Springfield, demanding more. And, with statistics that show what that voting block has been up to, legislators are...
  • Judge to rule Thursday on medical marijuana restraining order

    Judge to rule Thursday on medical marijuana restraining order
    A Cook County judge is expected to rule Thursday afternoon on whether to dissolve or extend a court order that blocked the state from issuing a permit to a medical marijuana company's operation in Kankakee. Judge Kathleen Kennedy listened to two hours...
  • Lobbyist sues to regain big pension he got from 1 day as substitute teacher

    Lobbyist sues to regain big pension he got from 1 day as substitute teacher
    A union lobbyist who qualified for a teacher pension windfall by subbing at a school for one day is now suing a state retirement board because his benefits were scaled back once his sweet deal was exposed. Retired Illinois Federation of Teachers...
  • Rauner's grant freeze halts progress on Romeoville park

    Rauner's grant freeze halts progress on Romeoville park
    Plans for a new 31-acre park near the southeast corner of Airport and Weber roads in Romeoville is one of many such statewide projects that has been put on hold after Gov. Bruce Rauner moved to freeze state grants. Romeoville announced in January that...
  • Status of park projects uncertain after Rauner grant freeze

    Status of park projects uncertain after Rauner grant freeze
    South Elgin has wanted to revamp a park near the Fox River since 2011. Word that it would receive a $400,000 state grant to help with the $1.1 million price tag led to breaking ground on the project in September. The Des Plaines Park District was told...
  • New lawsuit challenges Illinois medical marijuana license for Will Co.

    New lawsuit challenges Illinois medical marijuana license for Will Co.
    A would-be medical marijuana grower has filed suit against Illinois regulators and a competitor, charging that the state failed to follow its own rules in awarding a license to grow the drug. This is at least the third such lawsuit challenging the...
  • Illinois Democratic legislators are suffering from memory loss

    Illinois Democratic legislators are suffering from memory loss
    Forget the measles outbreak. A more devastating medical condition is winding its way through the Capitol in Springfield. It's called amnesia. The symptoms began to manifest last week when Senate Democrats advanced legislation to pay for a child care...